18 November 2018, 20h56
After two wins – against Novo Vrijeme (5-0) and Sibiryak (4-2) –, Benfica entered the court of Pavilhão João Rocha, Sporting's home ground, determined to win a spot in the final four. For that to happen, the Reds needed to win, while Sporting – with advantage in the goal difference – a draw was enough to go through to the next stage of the competition.
Benfica's starting lineup: Diego Roncaglio, Tolrà, Bruno Coelho, Robinho and Fernandinho.
Substitutes: Cristiano, Chaguinha, André Coelho, Fábio Cecílio, Tiago Brito, Rafael Henmi, Raúl Campos, Fits and Afonso Jesus.
Text: Filipa Fernandes Garcia
Pics: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
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